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Scheme offering employers €3,000 to take on apprentices extended into next year
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# Re-training

Scheme offering employers €3,000 to take on apprentices extended into next year

Oct 15th 2020, 6:45 AM 16,436 Views 6 Comments

Minister Simon Harris is due to announce 10,000 places for upskilling today.

Balancing work, study and a life - top tips to make it work
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Balancing work, study and a life - top tips to make it work

Sep 4th 2016, 6:00 PM 3,201 Views 10 Comments

If you decide to return to college for further education, you had better get your ducks in a row, advises Eoghan McDermott.

Why your company should invest in your education (and how to get them to do it)
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# Careers

Why your company should invest in your education (and how to get them to do it)

Aug 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 1,548 Views 16 Comments

Careers expert Eoghan McDermott gives you a checklist of preparation before asking your company to support further study.

How to pick the right postgrad course for YOU
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# Careers

How to pick the right postgrad course for YOU

Aug 21st 2016, 6:00 PM 37 Views 6 Comments

Further education can be a worthwhile commitment – but take careers expert Eoghan McDermott’s tips on making the right choice.

What can a postgrad or masters do for me? Quite a lot, actually
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# Careers

What can a postgrad or masters do for me? Quite a lot, actually

Aug 14th 2016, 5:30 PM 3,739 Views 36 Comments

Careers expert Eoghan McDermott assesses the impact of going back to college on your job prospects, pay and satisfaction levels.

Here's how learning to cook has helped people move out of homelessness
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# Finding A Home

Here's how learning to cook has helped people move out of homelessness

Oct 25th 2014, 10:00 AM 8,587 Views 6 Comments

Cork Simon Community has just begun its latest culinary operations course in Cork.

This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had
# Need For Speed
# Need For Speed

This article will show you a brilliant skill you never knew you had

May 4th 2014, 9:30 AM 37,860 Views 47 Comments

It was inside you the whole time, padawan.

Taoiseach's office spent €50k on courses for staff last year
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# Cost

Taoiseach's office spent €50k on courses for staff last year

Jul 24th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,720 Views 26 Comments

Figures released by the department show that 269 staff were sent for additional training by the department in the 2012/2013 academic year.

Government announces 6,000 extra third-level places for the unemployed
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# Upskilling

Government announces 6,000 extra third-level places for the unemployed

Jun 21st 2013, 5:48 PM 4,541 Views 21 Comments

Springboard initiative has already helped 10,000 people in declining industries get into further education.

The technology sector is open for business, but there's a shortage of suitable candidates
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# Vacancies

The technology sector is open for business, but there's a shortage of suitable candidates

May 23rd 2013, 7:12 PM 12,443 Views 48 Comments

A survey of 38 major tech companies estimates there’s 4,500 job vacancies in the ICT sector, but there is a major skills shortage.

MEPs approve €5.4m funding to retrain TalkTalk workers
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# Talk Talk

MEPs approve €5.4m funding to retrain TalkTalk workers

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:01 PM 5,910 Views 30 Comments

The European Parliament has approved an application from Ireland for funds to retrain the call centre staff sacked last year.

Column: We should be giving jobless people the money we’re wasting
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# Opinion

Column: We should be giving jobless people the money we’re wasting

Feb 21st 2012, 7:30 AM 12 Views 50 Comments

The funds we’re currently spending on make-work training programmes should be handed directly to unemployed people, writes Aaron McKenna.

Application for EU retraining fund for TalkTalk workers almost finalised
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Application for EU retraining fund for TalkTalk workers almost finalised

Feb 17th 2012, 8:07 AM 1,081 Views 3 Comments

It will be submitted by the end of this month.

Ex-TalkTalk workers to begin upskilling programme
# Talk Talk
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# Talk Talk

Ex-TalkTalk workers to begin upskilling programme

Oct 17th 2011, 7:30 AM 451 Views 4 Comments

Skillnets has announced a €250,000 investment for the provision of training to former TalkTalk employees in Waterford.